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“Charting My Cycles with Fertility Awareness Saved My Life” (Video)

Newlywed Nia wasn't experiencing any unusual symptoms, but with the help of her fertility awareness charts, she noticed that something was abnormal with her menstrual cycles. The information from her charts gave Nia and her doctor the information they needed to save her health--and her

23 May: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Let's fight fistula, now more than ever The fight to end obstetric fistula, one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth, could be threatened by the current pandemic of COVID-19. Obstetric fistula is preventable; it can largely be avoided by delaying

‘The Pill’ Might Shrink Certain Brain Regions Among Women Taking It

A brain region called the hypothalamus is smaller among women who use birth control pills, compared with non-users, a new study finds. Birth control pills may slightly alter the structure of women's brains, according to a new study.  The study found that women taking the

La Defensa de la Vida Humana en Argentina

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On Crisis Pregnancy Centers

November 25, 2019 Catholic Medical Association Responds to Article on Crisis Pregnancy Centers Philadelphia, PA—The Catholic Medical Association disagrees with information in a recent article published by The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and The Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, in which a

Misleading Statement from The American College of Obstetricians

CMA-USA and NCBC Respond to Misleading Statement from The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Physicians for Reproductive Health:Abortion Can Be Medically Necessary The Catholic Medical Association (USA) and the National Catholic Bioethics Center recognize the obligation to treat both patients, the mother and

USA: Presidential Message on Women´s Health Week, 2019

Presidential Message on National Women’s Health Week, 2019 Issued on: May 12, 2019 During National Women’s Health Week, we come together to promote and support the health and well-being of our Nation’s mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, and friends.  We also recommit to ensuring that women have

Danger of marijuana

Local News Danger of marijuana rising for mothers and babies, Catholic doctor says Dr. Lester Ruppersberger, an obstetrician and gynecologist, warned of the dangers of marijuana use by pregnant women at a March 28 gathering of service providers for Real Alternatives, the non-profit organization that

Conference Best for Children

Joint Conference with the American College of Pediatricians and AAPLOG April 5-7, 2019Marian University Medical School and Campus 2019 Conference Sponsors

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Question on the liceity of a hysterectomy in certain cases

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Response to a questionon the liceity of a hysterectomy in certain cases On July 31, 1993, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the faith published Responses to Questions Proposed Concerning “Uterine Isolation” and Related Matters. These responses, which retain

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